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J Health Polit Policy Law (1994) 19 (2): 463–467.
Published: 01 April 1994
...Barry R. Furrow Paul C. Weiler, Howard H. Hiatt, Joseph P. Newhouse, William G. Johnson, Troyen A. Brennan, and Lucian L. Leapey. A Measure of Malpractice: Medical Injury, Malpractice Litigation, and Patient Compensation . Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press, 1993. 178 pp. $29.95 cloth...
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J Health Polit Policy Law (1985) 9 (4): 629–646.
Published: 01 August 1985
...Frank A. Sloan Almost all states enacted legislation in response to the rapid rise in malpractice insurance premiums which occurred during the mid-1970s. After describing the types of statutory changes enacted, this study evaluates the influence of these changes on levels and growth of premiums...
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J Health Polit Policy Law (1986) 11 (3): 525–535.
Published: 01 June 1986
...Stephen Shmanske; Tina Stevens In this paper we present the results of an empirical study of Arizona's medical malpractice review panels. We compare insurance company claim files data from before and after the implementation of panels to analyze the effects of the panel system. The data indicate...
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J Health Polit Policy Law (1994) 19 (1): 207–216.
Published: 01 February 1994
.... 1993 . What You Can't Know about Your Doctor, Washington Post Health Section, 14 September, pp. 11 -3. Bovbjerg , Randall R. 1992 . Medical Malpractice: Folklore, Facts, and the Future. Annals of Internal Medicine 117 : 788 -91. Bovbjerg , Randall R. 1993 . Medical Malpractice...
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J Health Polit Policy Law (1984) 9 (3): 475–488.
Published: 01 June 1984
...E. Kathleen Adams; Stephen Zuckerman This study analyzes the incidence of medical malpractice claims since 1976. using data drawn from the 1982 core survey of the American Medical Association's Socioeconomic Monitoring System. The data show that, on average, physicians incurred twice as many claims...
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J Health Polit Policy Law (1988) 13 (2): 365–371.
Published: 01 April 1988
...David G. Warren Arthur H. Bernstein, Avoiding Medical Malpractice (Chicago, IL: Pluribus Press, 1987), 162 pp. Kenneth E. Brooten, Jr. and Stu Chapman, Malpractice: A Guide to Avoidance and Treatment (Orlando, FL: Grune and Stratton, Inc., 1987), 232 pp. Marshall B. Kapp...
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J Health Polit Policy Law (1993) 18 (1): 237–241.
Published: 01 February 1993
... witnessed a significant growth in malprac- tice litigation rates, court awards, and malpractice premiums in almost all 238 Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law Western countries. While much of the academic debate around liability insurance surfaced during the “first” malpractice crisis...
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J Health Polit Policy Law (2010) 35 (5): 797–828.
Published: 01 October 2010
...Chris Stern Hyman; Carol B. Liebman; Clyde B. Schechter; William M. Sage Mediation of medical malpractice lawsuits provides savings for the parties by shortening the litigation process. In theory, information that aids emotional healing and improves patient care can also surface through mediation...
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J Health Polit Policy Law (2019) 44 (2): 267–301.
Published: 01 April 2019
...Sarah Staszak Abstract Alongside the dramatic growth in the use of mandatory, binding arbitration in the United States, proposals to use arbitration in lieu of medical malpractice litigation have proliferated as a mechanism for providing a more efficient and less costly way to resolve disputes...
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J Health Polit Policy Law (1996) 21 (2): 219–241.
Published: 01 April 1996
...Peter A. Glassman; John E. Rolph; Laura P. Petersen; Melissa A. Bradley; Richard L. Kravitz Whether personal malpractice experience is part of a tort signal prompting physicians to practice defensively is unclear. To explore this issue further, we assessed how physicians’ malpractice experiences...
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J Health Polit Policy Law (1996) 21 (2): 289–313.
Published: 01 April 1996
...Andrew L. Hyams; David W. Shapiro; Troyen A. Brennan The role of practice guidelines in malpractice litigation has been discussed in some theoretical detail. Little information is available, however, on how courts use guidelines or on the effort of state legislatures to explicitly link guideline...
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J Health Polit Policy Law (1996) 21 (2): 315–346.
Published: 01 April 1996
...Stephen J. Spurr; Walter O. Simmons We analyzed the factors determining the amount of the recovery on claims based on medical malpractice. Our data set, which previously was not explored, consists of 20,428 claims arising within Michigan that were closed between 1978 and 1990. During this period...
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J Health Polit Policy Law (1989) 14 (4): 663–689.
Published: 01 August 1989
...Frank A. Sloan; Paula M. Mergenhagen; Randall R. Bovbjerg Tort reforms enacted by state legislatures mainly seek to reduce the rate of increase in medical malpractice insurance premiums and other costs of the professional liability system, such as “defensive medicine.” We examine the effects tort...
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J Health Polit Policy Law (1989) 14 (4): 691–705.
Published: 01 August 1989
...Cynthia L. Gallup In 1987, Virginia initiated no-fault compensation for birth-related neurological injuries in an attempt to ensure the availability of malpractice insurance for the state's obstetricians. This paper explores some possible causes for the refusal of Virginia's insurers to write...
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J Health Polit Policy Law (1989) 14 (4): 707–718.
Published: 01 August 1989
...Andrew D. Freeman; John M. Freeman Sixty percent of malpractice premiums paid by obstetricians go to cover suits for alleged birth-related cerebral palsy (CP). Yet substantially less than half of that money goes to CP victims, and less than 10 percent of children with CP receive any compensation...
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J Health Polit Policy Law (1996) 21 (1): 153–158.
Published: 01 February 1996
... to the editor. Send items to Mark A. Peterson, Editor, 3G03 Forbes Quadrangle, University of Pittsburgh, Pitts- burgh, PA 15260. JHPPL does not edit the communications that it publishes. Medical Malpractice and No-Fault Systems To the editor: Professor Eleanor Kinney’s article “Malpractice Reform...
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J Health Polit Policy Law (1991) 16 (1): 67–85.
Published: 01 February 1991
... procedures. A relatively recent phenomenon, the practice guidelines now emerging will have implications for malpractice, which also intends to bring about better care. They will probably not revolutionize the procedures that courts use to determine negligence, but judges will integrate guidelines...
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J Health Polit Policy Law (2007) 32 (5): 843–865.
Published: 01 October 2007
...Jan M. Ambrose; Anne Carroll In response to recent and past medical malpractice insurance crises, most states have implemented reforms meant to stabilize premiums and coverage availability. The importance of understanding whether these reforms implicitly affect the behavior and incentives...
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J Health Polit Policy Law (1991) 16 (3): 441–464.
Published: 01 June 1991
...William P. Gronfein; Eleanor DeArman Kinney Indiana's comprehensive malpractice reforms, inaugurated in 1975, include a cap on damages, a mandated medical review before trial, and a state insurance fund to pay claims equal to or greater than $100,000. We have found that the amount of compensation...
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J Health Polit Policy Law (1992) 17 (1): 143–161.
Published: 01 February 1992
...Drucilla K. Barker I use statewide loss ratio data to assess empirically the manner in which tort reforms have affected relative prices and profitability, and underwriting risk in the medical malpractice insurance industry. The empirical evidence suggests that the imposition of statutory ceilings...